Pete Barnette, 73, went to his heavenly home on Friday, February 3, 2017 at NMMC in Tupelo. He was born May 7, 1943 in Sabougla, MS; he was the son of the late E.B. Barnette and the late Goldie Henson Barnette. Pete was a retired, self-employed mechanic, and a member of New Providence Baptist Church.
Pryor Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 5, 2017 from 1:00pm until 3:00pm at Pryor Funeral Home in Calhoun City.
A funeral service honoring his life will be held Sunday, February 5, 2017 at 3:00pm in the Pryor Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Kevin Barnette will be officiating, with Rev. Jon Stewart delivering the eulogy. Burial will follow at New Providence Cemetery in Calhoun City.
Pallbearers will be Mitchell Johnson, Tony Watkins, Michael Kendall, Steve Ramage, David Marshall, and Wayne Lee Barnette.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bobby Joe Crutchfield, James Henry Williams, Rob Neese, Terry Neese, and Earl McGreger.
He is survived by his son, David R. (Angela) Barnette, Vardaman; two brothers, James Barnette, Vardaman, and Jimmy (Patsy) Barnette, Calhoun City; two grandchildren, Glen (Jessie) Barnette, Saltillo, MS and Kevin (Taylor) Barnette, Simpsonville, KY.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Jo Ann Barnette, his parents, a son, Donald Ray Barnette, and three brothers, Billy Wayne Barnette, Red Barnette, and Jack Barnette.
Online condolences can be left for the family at pryorfuneralhome.com.